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Effect of rapid dilution of semen on sperm-bound autoantibodies
The effect of rapid dilution of autoantibody-positive semen on sperm-bound antibodies was studied in 12 male patients (0-100% IgA and 10-100% IgG). The direct immunobead test (IBT) and the sperm cervical mucus contact ...
Effect of sperm washing and swim-up on antibodies bound to sperm membrane: Use of immunobead/sperm cervical mucus contact tests
The direct immunobead test (IBT) and the sperm cervical mucus contact (SCMC) test were used to evaluate the effect of sperm washes and swim-up on antibodies bound to the sperm membrane in 11 patients with autosperm antibodies ...
The relationship of anticardiolipin antibodies to disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus
Sera from 124 blood donors, 60 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and 57 SLE patients were measured for anticardiolipin antibodies by ELISA. Significantly raised IgG (aCLG) and IgM (aCLM) anticardiolipin antibody levels were found ...
Analysis of vitamin B6 vitamers in human tissue by cation-exchange high-performance liquid chromatography
This publication reports the modification of existing methodology to analyse vitamin B6 vitamers in human erythrocytes, mononuclear cells (MNCs) and human liver biopsy tissue. It further reports for the first time a complete ...
c-erbB-2 oncogene product staining in gastric adenocarcinoma. An immunohistochemical study
The c-erbB-2 oncogene has been shown to be amplified in a variety of human adenocarcinomas. Antibodies to the protein product, p185, have been used for immunostaining of paraffin-embedded material, and have demonstrated ...
Influence of a fibrothorax on the flow/volume curve (with 1 color plate)
Rigidity of the thorax with relatively 'normal' lungs can show typical changes in the flow/volume curve that could be diagnostic. These changes caused by 'entrapment' of the lungs are described and illustrated by means of ...
Clinically solitary thyroid nodule
In the 7 years from June 1973 to May 1980 we found 281 solitary nodules among the 1 528 patients presenting with thyroid abnormalities at the Thyroid Clinic of the Tygerberg Hospital. Of these, 89.3% occurred in females. ...
Extraperitoneal aortofemoral bypass
An extraperitoneal exposure of the infra-renal aorta is described. This exposure differs slightly from that described by Rob and others in that the inferior epigastric artery is not sacrificed during the exposure. 47 ...
Onyalai in Namibia. Clinical manifestations, haematological findings, course and management of 103 patients in the Kavango territory
A series of 103 patients with onyalai, from the Kavango territory in Namibia, is recorded. In addition to haemorrhagic bullae in every patient, epistaxis was present in 53, petechiae and ecchymoses in 23, subconjunctival ...
Isolation of Vibrio cholerae non-O1 from cerebrospinal fluid
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